PhD, Nursing Research with emphasis in Clinical Informatics, 2002, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT
MS, Nursing, 1996, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
BSN, Nursing, University of Northern Colorado, Greely, CO
Director/Assistant Professor, Nursing Informatics Program, College of Nursing, University of Utah
Director, Nursing Informatics, Intermountain Healthcare
Senior Medical Informaticist, Medical Informatics, Intermountain Healthcare
Interim Director/Adjunct Assistant Professor, Nursing Informatics Program, College of Nursing, University of Utah
2001-2010 Volunteer Faculty/Instructor, Clinical Informatics Program, College of Nursing, University of Utah
Clinical Analyst/ Project Manager, Clinical Workstation, Medical Informatics, Intermountain
Staff Nurse-Level 1 Emergency Department, LDS Hospital, Intermountain Healthcare
Volunteer Staff Nurse, Main Media Center Venue, 2002 Salt Lake Olympic Winter Games
Clinical Research Informaticist-Medical Informatics, Cottonwood Hospital, Intermountain Healthcare
Teaching Assistant-Undergraduate Clinical Nursing Program, University of Utah
Staff Nurse-Intensive Care Unit, The Children’s Hospital of Denver
Staff Nurse/Charge Nurse-Intermediate Care and Burn Unit, The Children’s Hospital of Denver
Agency Staff Nurse-Adult and Pediatric Units, various locations, Nursefinders Temporary
Services, Northglenn, Colorado
1989-1991 Staff Nurse/ Charge Nurse-Adult Telemetry Unit, Lutheran Medical Center, Wheatridge,
Certification and Licensing
Utah State Nursing License (#93-266819-3102)
Outstanding Master's Student, University of Utah College of Nursing
American Nurses Association
National Quality Forum, Critical Paths Care Coordination
Standards and Interoperability Framework, Committed Member
Transfer of Care and Longterm Care Coordination, Committed Member
American Medical Informatics Association
Utah Nursing Informatics Network
Phi Kappa Phi
Heermann Langford LK, Tinker A, Martial MA: A New Life for the Care Plan? (2010) Nursing Management, 41(12), 22-24.
Heermann Langford LK, Nelson NC: (2010), Case Study 14C Intermountain Healthcare. Nursing and Informatics for the 21St Century, 2nd Edition, Weaver, Delaney, Weber & Carr Eds. Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), 306-311.
Rocha BH, Langford LH, Towner S: Computerized Management of Chronic Anticoagulation: Three Years of Experience. (2007) Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 129 (Pt2): 1032-6.
Heermann Langford LK: Data Set Development Methodology (2002), Doctoral Dissertation, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.
Heermann LK, Thompson CB, East, TD: Clinical Informatics Case Study: Computerized Protocols for Ventilator Management in ARDS Patients. (1999) Computers in Nursing, 17(6). 247-250.
East TD, Heermann LK, Bradshaw RL, Lugo A, Sailors RM, Wallace CJ, Morris AH, McKinley B, Marquez A, Tonnesen A, Parmley L, Shoemaker W, Meade P, Thaut P, Hill T, Young M, Baughman J, Olterman M, Gooder V, Quinn B, Summer W, Valentine V, Carlsen J, Bonnell B, deBoisblanc B, McClarity Z, Cachere J, Kovitz K, Gallagher E, Pinsky M, Angus D, Cohen M, Hudson L, Steinberg K: Efficacy of Computerized Decision Support for Mechanical Ventilation: Results of a Prospective Multi-Center Randomized Trial. Proceedings of the AMIA Annual Fall Symposium 1999: 251-255.
Heermann LK, East TD, Lugo A, Bradshaw RL: Automated Key Process Monitors for Patient Care Documentation. Proceedings of the AMIA Annual Fall Symposium 1998: 265-9.
Heermann LK, Thompson CB: Prototype Expert System to Assist with the Stabilization of Neonates Prior to Transport. Proceedings of the AMIA Annual Fall Symposium 1997:213-17.
Morris AH, East TD, Wallace CJ, Franklin MA, Heermann LK, Kinder AT, Sailors RM, Carlsen DA, Bradshaw RL: Standardization of clinical decision making for the conduct of credible clinical research in complicated medical environments. Proceedings of the AMIA Annual Fall Symposium 1996:418-22.
Morris AH, East TD, Wallace CJ, Franklin MA, Heermann LK, Kinder AT, Sailors RM, Carlsen DA, Bradshaw RL, Gardner RM: Use of SpO2 in clinical decision making: its not what they say. Proceedings of the AMIA Annual Fall Symposium 1996:868.
Sailors RM, East TD, Wallace CJ, Carlsen DA, Franklin MA, Heermann LK, Kinder AT, Bradshaw RL, Randolph AG, Morris AH: Testing and Validation of Computerized Decision Support Systems. Proceedings of the AMIA Annual Fall Symposium 1996:234-38.
Heermann, LK, A Prototype Decision Support System for the Stabilization of Newborns (1996). Master’s Thesis, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.